On December 3rd 2020, Kate Ives, Development Director for Wates Residential, joined a panel of industry specialists for one the first in a series of highly-engaging webinars, hosted by Cratus.
2020 The dawn of true work-life balance
2020 continues to challenge us. While we’re collectively navigating a ‘new normal’, there is one thing that we as a nation have embraced; we’ve hit the reset button and discovered a new work-life balance.
Moving more cellular: The impact of Covid on office design
The meteoric rise in open plan living has dominated our home environments over the past decade and this has also been reflected in our work domains. However, a change in office trend has been forecast, prompted by the global pandemic and requirement for social distancing.
The benefits for working closer to home
With the majority of us forced to work from home during lockdown, the appetite for lengthy commutes to the workplace has drastically reduced. Our working life has been reshaped and businesses are being forced to adjust and become more adaptable to employee needs.
Putting communities at the heart of residential design
Kates Ives, Development Director for Wates Residential, has recently contributed to ‘Ideas on Co-creation: Listening, Trusting, Communicating, Empowering, Advocating‘, an insight report edited by leading architecture practice, Sheppard Robson.
Wates Residential hosts virtual site tours for next generation of home builders
During the pandemic, our site teams from our Residential business are filming their own virtual site tours, made specifically for local students.
VIDEO: Wates and Havering Estates Regeneration
Demolition has begun on the first of 12 sites to be regenerated in Havering by Wates Residential as one of Londons biggest housing regeneration projects. This marks a significant step forward for the £1 billion scheme.
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